ENG 258/7 (90 ov, Dan Lawrence 67*, Mark Wood 16*, Matt Henry
Posted On June 10, 2021
6.27 pm And that is stumps on a massively entertaining opening day. England were sedate but solid with their opening pair, before Matt Henry blew this innings open with incisive pace, and a healthy amount of swing, to pull things back for New Zealand. When Rory Burns and James Bracey fell in quick succession to Trent Boult, it appeared England could finish up with a sub-par total. But a tidy rearguard from Dan Lawrence, who finishes unbeaten on 67, and with good some support first from Olly Stone and then Mark Wood, sees England finish the first day with their sights on a total in the vicinty of 300. It should make for a great second day. Join us again for that. Goodbye for now from Debayan Sen and Karthik Krishnaswamy, and the rest of the team at ESPNcricinfo.